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Moon phase on 20 April 2080 Saturday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | April 2080

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 20 April 2080 at 01:00 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1899" and ∠1909".

Flower Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2080 after 13 days on 4 May 2080 at 00:10.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 26 April 2080 at 20:16
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 4 May 2080 at 00:10
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 12 May 2080 at 01:11
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 19 May 2080 at 10:56

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 993 / 1946

At 01:00 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 993 of Meeus index or 1946 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 57 minutes. It is 2 hours and 13 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 47 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 22 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠298.1°

The true anomaly is ∠298.1°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠323.1°.

Moon before apogee

8 days after point of apogee on 12 April 2080 at 02:12 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 24 April 2080 at 09:33 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 377 496 km

The Moon is 377 496 km (234 565 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 3 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 368 380 km (228 901 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after ascending node on 18 April 2080 at 16:44 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 1 May 2080 at 13:38 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 10 April 2080 at 12:43 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.592°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 3 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.551° at the point of next northern standstill on 24 April 2080 at 09:24 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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